WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
WPRN
City: 
Seattle
State: 
Washington
Zip: 
98105
Main Phone: 
206-685-0750
Network Director: 
Laura-Mae Baldwin
Network Member: 
Gina Keppel
Network Member Role: 
WPRN Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Alaska
Idaho
Montana
Washington
Wyoming
Founded: 
2008
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To improve the health and well-being of patients in their communities, through the conduct of collaborative research that informs and enhances primary care clinical practice.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
760
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
38
Approximate Number of Patients: 
175000